Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:NTR) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 2,838 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,134% compared to the typical volume of 230 put options.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets decreased their target price on Nutrien from $54.00 to $53.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Stephens reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on shares of Nutrien in a report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group cut their price objective on Nutrien from $53.00 to $50.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on Nutrien in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $64.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Raymond James Financial cut their price objective on Nutrien from $60.00 to $58.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.38.

Nutrien (NYSE NTR) opened at $44.51 on Friday. Nutrien has a 1-year low of $40.41 and a 1-year high of $56.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.07, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $28,670.00 and a PE ratio of 32.37.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Nutrien stock. Verity Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:NTR) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 11,354 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $594,000.

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Nutrien Company Profile

Nutrien Ltd. produces and distributes potash, nitrogen, and phosphate products for agricultural, industrial, and feed customers worldwide. It offers potash crop feed, fertilizer, industrial, metal finishing, and purified acid products, as well as blends. The company is also involved in the retail operations that serve growers in seven countries across three continents.

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